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Students honored during 4-H kick-off event - Zanesville Times Recorder


Zanesville Times Recorder
Ryan Schilling - A 10-year member of the Muskingum Traditions Club. He plans to study biochemistry either at OSU or West Virginia University. Cutler Vernon - A 13-year member from Adamsville Mixed Farmers Club, who plans to major in computer science at ...

Sonoma Ecology Center workshop teaches biochar usage - Sonoma Index-Tribune


Sonoma Index-Tribune
The Sonoma Biochar Initiative, a program of Sonoma Ecology Center, is hosting a biochar workshop and invites all local farmers, growers, gardeners and others interested in this “coral of the soil” to attend. Participants will learn about biochar, its ...

Peru Moves to Protect 'One of the Last Great Intact Forests' - New York Times


New York Times
Scientists studying the area's fauna and flora may gain insights into evolutionary processes and into the ecological health and geological history of the Amazon. Now the area has become home to one of the Western Hemisphere's newest national parks ...

Ancient Farmers of the Amazon

Arlington - United States

Watch the video segment from PBS's Evolution: "Evolutionary Arms Race," that illustrates the coevolution of the leafcutter ant and the fungi on which it feeds.

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    Evolution: Library: Ancient Farmers of the Amazon

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